Press Releases

December 7 2015
Mature, Persistent SUAS Surveillance Supporting Typhoon Modeling and Prediction MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — NOVEMBER 17, 2015 — Aerosonde Pty Ltd, a Melbourne-based strategic business of Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today the delivery of a commercial variant of its Aerosonde™ Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) to the Taiwanese gov...
December 3 2015
Next-Generation Visualization Environment Available Across New Simulation and Test Systems, As Upgrade Program for Current and New Customers HUNT VALLEY, Md. — DECEMBER 3, 2015 — Textron Systems Electronic Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today the debut of its next-generation Reconfigurable Trainer at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education...
November 30 2015
HUNT VALLEY, Md. — NOVEMBER 30, 2015 — Textron Systems Electronic Systems , a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today that the Model 527™ has been selected as the Radar Signal Simulator for the KC-46 Platform. The Model 527 is designed for end-of-runway and walk-around preflight testing, to determine the operational status of installed electronic warfare (EW) radar war...
November 5 2015
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (November 6, 2015) – Bell Helicopter , Textron AirLand , Textron Aviation Inc. and Textron Systems , all businesses of Textron Inc.  (NYSE: TXT), have announced their plans for the fourteenth Dubai Airshow in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from November 8 -12. Subject matter experts from each business will be available at chalet #A43-45 to discuss a broad range...
October 29 2015
New Format RF Source and Management Analysis Systems to be Featured at AUTOTESTCON HUNT VALLEY, Md. — OCTOBER 29, 2015 — Textron Systems Electronic Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today the expansion of its commercial instrument line, delivering more advanced products and solutions to customers across the globe. While examining opportunities that will broaden it...
October 21 2015
STERLING, V.A. – OCTOBER 21, 2015 – Textron Systems Geospatial Solutions , a business of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today the release and availability of its newest product, the RemoteView™ 4 geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) software on the Linux operating system. The Linux-based RemoteView 4 offers the same advanced imagery exploitation capabilities as on the Windows&re...
October 20 2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. –OCTOBER 20, 2015 – Textron Systems, a business of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today the promotion of Brian Sinkiewicz to senior vice president and general manager of its Weapon & Sensor Systems business. He reports directly to Textron Systems President and CEO Ellen Lord and serves as a member of the Textron Systems Executive Leadership Team. In this role,...
October 5 2015
NEW ORLEANS, LA – OCTOBER 5, 2015 – Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today it has been awarded a $17.4 million Interim Contractor Training Support (ICTS) contract from the United States (U.S.) Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to provide next-level training to the Afghan National Army for its four-wheeled Mobile ...
October 1 2015
Multi-Day Demonstration with U.S. Department of Interior During Active Wildfire Situation HUNT VALLEY, Md. — OCTOBER 1, 2015 — Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) business, announced today that the company provided its equipment and personnel in support of a multi-day wildfire response and decision support effort in Idaho with the U.S. Department of Interior and...
September 29 2015
ANA’s Mobile Strike Force Vehicles Have Been in Operation Since 2012 NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 – Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today a $56.2 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., to supply 55 additional COMMANDO ™ Select four-wheeled armored vehicles to ...
August 18 2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – AUGUST 18, 2015 – Textron Systems, a business of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today the promotion of Daryl Madden to senior vice president and general manager of its Geospatial Solutions business. He reports directly to Textron Systems President and CEO Ellen Lord and serves as a member of the Textron Systems Executive Leadership Team. In this role, Madden set...
July 14 2015
HUNT VALLEY, Md. — July 14, 2015 — Textron Systems Unmanned Systems , a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) business, announced today that the Lynchburg, Virginia-based Liberty University School of Aeronautics has implemented Aerosonde™ Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) training as part of its offered coursework for students pursuing a bachelor of science degree in aeronautics, focusing ...
June 9 2015
Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation, Textron Systems, Textron AirLand and TRU Simulation + Training Partner for Joint Exhibit Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Systems, Textron AirLand, and TRU Simulation + Training, all businesses of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today their joint presence during the International Paris Air Show, June 15-18, at Le Bourget Parc des Expositions. &...
May 26 2015
Company Brings More Than a Million Flight Hours and 30+ Years of Unmanned Systems Experience to European Test Center ODENSE, Denmark — May 26, 2015 — Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today its participation in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Denmark. Founded in 2012, the innovation-driven UAS Denmark and its network includes representation from all parts ...
May 19 2015
TAMPA, Fla., Special Operations Forces Industry Conference – MAY 19, 2015 – Textron Systems Advanced Information Solutions , a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today the latest release of its Integrated Command (iCommand ® ) suite. The new thin client version of iCommand, known as iCommand 2.0, expands user access to a wide range of valuable command and control capabili...
May 4 2015
Coursework Builds on the Company’s Experience Over Millions of Flight Hours HUNT VALLEY, Md. — MAY 4, 2015 — Textron Systems Support Solutions, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today the introduction of its new unmanned systems training course catalog. Building on the company’s decades of experience and millions of service hours devoted to training and deployi...
April 22 2015
Procurement part of Industrial Regional Benefits obligations on the Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle program OTTAWA, ONTARIO – April 22, 2015 – Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, has engaged IRCO Automation Inc., a Burlington, Ontario-based small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) that specializes in developing custom-engineered automated welding solutions, to deliver...
April 13 2015
NEW ORLEANS, LA – APRIL 13, 2015 – Textron Systems Marine & Land Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today it has been awarded a $84,087,095 contract option from the U.S. Navy Naval Sea Systems Command for two next-generation Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) vehicles and associated technical manuals as part of the Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) program. Marine &...
March 17 2015
HUNT VALLEY, Md. — March 17, 2015 — Textron Systems Electronic Systems , a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today that its Model 527TM Radar Signal Simulator has been selected for preflight testing of F-35 Lightning II electronic warfare (EW) systems. Under a three year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with Lockheed Martin, the company will provide advanced...
February 16 2015
Application’s Ease of Use and Simplified Deployment Broadens Access to GEOINT STERLING, VA – FEBRUARY16, 2015 – Textron Systems Geospatial Solutions, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today the beta release of its newest product, the RVcloud™ web-based Electronic Light Table (ELT), offering many of the image exploitation capabilities of its popular RemoteView&t...
February 16 2015
Region’s largest show opportunity to meet with customers from more than 140 countries Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (February 15, 2015) – Bell Helicopter, Textron Systems and Textron AirLand, all businesses of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), have announced their plans for the 12th edition of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from...
February 11 2015
Bell Helicopter, Textron Systems and Textron Aviation Partner for Joint Exhibit NEW DELHI, INDIA (February 11, 2015) – Bell Helicopter,Textron Aviation Inc.,and Textron Systems, all businesses of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today their joint presence during Aero India 2015, February 18-22, at Air Force Station Yelahanka, Bengaluru. “Our strong showing at Aero India is evidence ...
January 6 2015
AUSTIN, Texas – JANUARY 6, 2015 – Textron Systems Advanced Information Solutions , a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) business, announced today that it has entered into a two-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC). Textron Systems will work with CERDEC’s Intelligence E...